Archive for March, 2013

Cruz Plays Pretend on Reagan

Sen. Ted Cruz may be new to the senate, but he’s apparently well-schooled in the mythical version of Saint Ronald Reagan. FactCheck takes a look at a recent statement by him that stands history completely on its head in claiming that Reagan reduced spending and debt. Read more

Beck: Bachmann Ethics Investigation a Muslim Brotherhood Plot

Glenn Beck says his pal Michele Bachmann is only under investigation for allegedly misusing PAC funds to pay campaign staff and other campaign law violations because of a Muslim Brotherhood plot to destroy her. With no evidence, of course, because evidence is a communist plot. Read more

Erickson: Help, Help, We’re Gonna Be Repressed!

Erick Erickson, who is genuinely one of the biggest assholes on the planet, climbs up on his rooftop and screams for the whole world to hear, “Help, help, we’re being going to be repressed if gay people are allowed to get married!” Pastors thrown in jail, churches disbanded, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! Read more

CNN’s Story on Todd Stiefel

Dan Merica of CNN’s Belief Blog did a story about Todd Stiefel, the young philanthropist from North Carolina who supports many worthy secular, atheist and humanist causes. The headline calls him the “money man behind atheism’s activism,” but he’s much more than that. He’s really become an important leader and thinker as well. Read more

Mikey Gets Email

Another day, another hateful and anti-Semitic email sent to Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. We all get hate mail from time to time, but Mikey’s last name seems to attract a particular type of bigoted lunatic that I rarely seem to provoke (or don’t provoke in the same way). Read more